Tajikistan has attracted health and wellness tourists from around the world since the Soviet period. The largest sanatorium, Shambari, is in the mountains just outside Dushanbe, and it welcomes guests all year round for inpatient and outpatient treatments. Many of the visitors choose to stay in luxury apartments during their stay, and they enjoy the thermal springs as well as mud wraps. The sanatorium’s specialists are able to treat a variety of medical conditions, including gastrointestinal diseases, inflammation, infertility, and prostate problems.
Khoja-Obigarm in Roghun District is similarly well regarded and its mountainous environment is a balm for the mind as well as the body. The sanatorium is is renowned for its innovative treatments, including the use of radon therapies. The mineral-rich waters and steam are considered particularly beneficial for patients with skin diseases, arthritis and rheumatism, cardiovascular problems, and diseases of the nervous system.
You will find a third sanatorium, the Khavatag Health Resort, near to Istaravshan. It is famed for the healing properties of its mineral water, which was discovered by accident during an unsuccessful search for oil. Patients come to Khavatag seeking treatment for skin and respiratory diseases, and problems with their musculoskeletal system.